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Taste Kilkenny Restaurant Week 18th – 27th February 2022

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Kilkenny is a foodie city, with a reputation for good food served in classy surroundings. This year local restaurants are giving you a chance to find out just why so many people flock to Kilkenny to get their foodie fix!

Kilkenny is encouraging visitors to experience the diversity of its culinary culture with Taste Kilkenny Restaurant Week, a Kilkenny County Council funded initiative. Running from 18th –27th February, diners can sample some of Kilkenny’s best loved dishes at hotels, restaurants, cafes and pubs and avail of great value discounts and special offers for an entire week! Visit Kilkenny’s eclectic range of restaurants and explore our award winning venues – choose from our selection of fine dining and Michelin Stars to the best of pub food – at prices which won’t break the piggy bank.

Find out how Kilkenny became Ireland’s Foodie Destination for 2018, and find out why people who love good food travel in numbers to our Medieval city. Participating restaurants will have their Taste Kilkenny Restaurant Week offer clearly displayed, some with signature dishes, some with tempting tasting plates – in other words, something for everyone’s palate and purse.

If you follow us on Facebook you can get all the news, and get the low down on our fabulous food. Choose from old favourites to the latest culinary hot spots, from the award-winning restaurants to gourmet gems in the city and county….. Kilkenny’s Restaurant week promises to give visitors a full 360 dining experience!

Kilkenny’s Best Restaurants

Rive Gauche Kitchen and Cocktails

Rive Gauche Kitchen and Cocktails

Rive Gauche is the latest addition to The Left Bank, one of Kilkenny’s most popular bars and venues. This Kilkenny restaurant offers a French feel combined with an Irish passion for the finest local foods from land & sea. Groups and parties of all needs are invited to soak up the atmosphere in our historic and impressive restaurant and bar.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

  • 3 course meal with a glass of wine for €30
  • Available: Monday Feb 21st to  24th from 5pm to 9pm


Call: (056) 777 5604
Visit: www.rivegauche.ie

Zuni Restaurant - Best Restaurants in Kilkenny

Zuni Restaurant

Zuni Restaurant Bar & Boutique Hotel, situated on Patrick Street, in Kilkenny’s City Centre. Zuni restaurant is highly regarded as one of Kilkennys top restaurants. From their award-winning kitchen you can enjoy breakfast daily from 8am, Lunch from 12 noon with early bird and full a la carte evening service from 5.30pm. Serving great food for lunch or dinner seven days a week since 2000. Arrive early for a cocktail in their chic new cocktail bar.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Three course dinner for two with a bottle of house wine for €95

Call: 056 7723999
Visit: www.zuni.ie

Truffles Restaurant and Wine Bar

Truffles Restaurant and Wine Bar

Nestled in the heart of Kilkenny city,  Truffles is an exciting new restaurant offering delightful European cuisine using the finest local ingredients, which is prepared using modern French cooking techniques with an Italian twist. A wonderful combination! They also provide an extended menu for Vegan and Vegetarian guests.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• 2 Course Menu for €30

• 3 Course Menu for €35

Available all Night,
Sunday to Friday


Call: 056 770 2748
Visit: www.trufflesrestaurant.ie

Rinuccini Restaurant

Ristorante Rinuccini

Food and family are at the heart of Italian culture and at the heart of Ristorante Rinuccini. They are a family owned and run, multi award-winning fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Kilkenny city. Situated opposite Kilkenny Castle, Ristorante Rinuccini is the perfect spot to enjoy lunch, every evening supper and dinner, seven days a week. Chef Antonio invites you to dine with them this restaurant week: whether it’s for business or pleasure, relax over fine Italian cuisine and enjoy a glass of your favourite Italian wine. Their wines are handpicked themselves from the very best Italian vineyards. Choose your favourite wine from over 12,000 bottles carefully stored in their wine cellar. 

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Taste Kilkenny Restaurant Week 5 course menu with wine pairing

• Available on Thursday, Feb. 24th 

• Price – €90 p.p. including wine pairing.


Glass of Spumante Gavioli on arrival
Tagliere di Salumi Rinuccini
Slices of air cured Italian meats, olives, roasted red peppers, cannellini bean salad, roasted artichoke heart,
red cabbage salad & hot garlic Ciabatta bread
Chardonnay DOC Antico Borgo dei Colli
Risotto ai al Nero di Seppia con Frutti di Mare (Gf)
Black Squid Ink Risotto, fresh Kilmore Quay Seafood
Risotto ai Funghi Porcini con Olio di Tartufo Nero (Gf) (V)
Carnaroli Rice, Wild Porcini Mushrooms, Black Truffle Oil
Pecorino IGP Terre di Chieti
Porchetta Rinuccini
Roast Irish Pork Belly, stuffed and rolled with garlic and fresh herbs,
served with soft creamy polenta, finished with Marsala Wine sauce
Chianti Classico DOCG Marco Gavio
Torta al Cioccolato con Caramello Salato
Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart, served with homemade honey and biscuit ice-cream
Vin Santo Beon Doro
Tea or Coffee


Call:056 7761575

Visit: www.rinuccini.com

Petronella Restaurant Kilkenny

Petronella Restaurant

Petronella restaurant and café combines medieval Kilkenny with what is best in the city’s dining and evening entertainment today. Petronella’s unique location on the Butterslip, one of the busiest tourist routes in the city and its modern Irish and European cuisine, create an irresistible welcome that you are sure to return to time and again. A charming dining experience, whether over a brisk lunch, leisurely evening meal or time set aside for an all important coffee, will always be guaranteed by our friendly and attentive staff.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Petronella Restaurant goes Spanish for Restaurant week

• Main Course offer of Petronella Ole King Prawn Phil Phil, chorizo, chilli, garlic, extra virgin olive oil served with Patatas Bravas, Grilled Sourdough Bread a glass of Spanish wine or bottle of Spanish beer…… all for €20

• Offer runs from the Tuesday to Friday of Restaurant week from 5pm to 7pm


Call: 056 7761899

Visit: petronella.ie

Mountain View Kilkenny

Mountain View Kilkenny

Perched high above the village of Ballyhale in Co. Kilkenny with amazing countryside views, lush greenery and beautiful trees –  Mountain View is one of the most stylish places around! The Green House Bar & Eatery  brings a dash of easy glamour to the hills and is an exciting place to eat, drink and be social. With captivating surroundings, stunning spaces, creative menus and a passionate & attentive team, you will enjoy a memorable lunch.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• 3 course set menu and complimentary cocktail on arrival for € 40 per person on Friday 18th & 25th of February.

Call: 056  7768122

Visit: www.mountainview.ie

Kings Mill Restaurant

The Kings Mill Restaurant, Kells

The Kings Mill offers unrivalled levels of Mediterranean dining in the legendary town of Kells. They are so proud to be based in a uniquely constructed mill in 1782. Steeped in local history, every local has a story to tell about this beautiful mill. All the staff of the Kings Mill Restaurant offer the warmest of welcomes where they use the finest, locally sourced Irish, as well as organic Italian ingredients to suit the tastes and demands of all food loving customers.

They are the future of tradition, offering  modern and classic Italian dishes with some Mediterranean influences served in a rustic, atmospheric interior deliver a real “trattoria” experience in the heart of Ireland. Whether you’re after a nutrient packed salad, quality pasta with homemade pesto or you want to enjoy an authentic, sourdough based, stone-baked pizza – You’ve found the right place. The Kings Mill is located in Mullins Mill, Kellsborough, Kells, Co. Kilkenny. 


Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Any Three course Meal only €29pp


Call: 085 281 0161 or 05677 30654 to Book your table. 

E-mail: info@thekingsmill.ie

Visit: www.thekingsmill.ie

Kilkenny’s Best Hotel Restaurants

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The Restaurant at Butler House & Garden

Butler House and Garden is the charming Dower House of Kilkenny Castle since 1786. This unique property in Kilkenny brings history, charm, romance and a warm welcome to all who visit. Butler House kitchen is overseen by Head Chef Amy Ryan, who ensures every dish is perfect – her ethos is that the best meals start with the best ingredients. From our breakfast, lunch, Afternoon Tea menus guests can experience a range of delightful dining options using the best of Irish coastal fish and quality farm to fork meat, with all produce expertly sourced by Amy.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

  1. Dinner for 2 at Butler House & Garden
  2. Dine in the beautiful surroundings of Butler House and Garden right in the heart of Kilkenny city overlooking Kilkenny Castle and our beautiful garden with that someone special.
  3. Treat them to an amazing 2 course dinner with a bottle of wine for just €90 per couple.


Call: 056 7722828 

Visit: www.butler.ie

Mount Juliet Afternoontea 2

Manor House - Mount Juliet Estate

Afternoon Tea on Mount Juliet Estate is something so sumptuous, it deserves to be savoured in the most fitting of surroundings. They aim to offer exactly that in the historic Georgian Manor House and – if weather permits – the tranquil surrounds of the Manor House gardens. In each picturesque setting, they serve up a delicately delicious menu of finger sandwiches, homemade scones, jams, cakes, and signature beverages.

Afternoon Tea in Manor House is available between 1 pm and 4.30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays.


Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• During Taste Kilkenny Restaurant Week, you and a friend can enjoy Afternoon Tea and a bottle of prosecco for €100. 


Call: 056 7773000

Visit: www.mountjuliet.ie

Hoban Bar & Brasserie in the Ormonde Hotel

Hoban Bar & Brasserie in the Ormonde Hotel

Hoban Bar & Brasserie at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel in Kilkenny City Centre is where a relaxed atmosphere, excellent food and a genuine welcome awaits you. The bar is fabulously glamourous with a distinctly Art Deco feel and a cosy snug and warm fire providing the perfect backdrop to an extensive and impressive Cocktail and Drinks List.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

TEXAS BBQ PLATTER for 2 served with a pint of Smithwicks or a glass of House Wine for €42

Baby Back Ribs, Southern Fried Chicken, Slow Braised Beef Brisket, Corn on the Cob, Jameson Whiskey BBQ Sauce, Corn Jalapeño Muffins, Pineapple Cajun Coleslaw, Sweet Potato  Fries

Dining in Hoban Bar & Brasserie is from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Pre-booking is essential. 

Call: 056 7750200 
Visit: www.kilkennyormonde.com


Afternoon Tea at Lyrath Estate

Lyrath Estate  offers a one-of-a-kind and unrivalled dining experience in Kilkenny. Afternoon Tea in the newly opened Lady Charlotte’s Drawing Rooms is a picture-perfect setting, with eclectic interiors, to enjoy indulgent afternoon tea with friends and loved ones. Experience savoury delicacies, intricate pastry creations, and delightful sips from your choice of botanical teas to experience the reminiscence of Lady Charlotte Wheeler-Cuffe love for botanicals and art.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

  • Delicious Afternoon tea with a complimentary Glass of bubbly per person.

Call: 056 7760088
Visit: www.lyrath.com

Statham's Pembroke Kilkenny Ham Hock Terrine Pickled Mushrooms Cider Gel Sourdough Crisp

Statham’s Bar & Restaurant at Pembroke Kilkenny

Taste the best of Kilkenny’s local food at Statham’s bar & restaurant at Pembroke hotel, Patrick Street!  At Statham’s, savour prime local farm-to-fork food, sharing plates, delicious desserts, coffees & cocktails throughout the day and into the evening. From breakfast and brunch, to lunch, dinner and special occasions, each dish is perfectly planned by Executive Chef Ken Harker and his team. Sharing, meeting, chatting, caring; in this new reality that we are all adapting to, one thing has not changed – Bringing their customers the very best food experience has always been at the heart of Statham’s. Dine indoors in a cosy, well-ventilated space, or in the heated outdoor courtyard.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

At Statham’s, the quality and freshness of ingredients is unconditional. Working with local suppliers, the Statham’s team are proud to offer a brand new ‘Market Menu’ for Kilkenny Restaurant Week. The menu will include the freshest seasonal produce, grown, picked and delivered by suppliers such as Riversfield Farm, Dizzy Goat Farm, Ballykeefe Distillery & Ging Family Farm amongst many more. Relish dishes bursting with flavour and colour.

Market Menu – Three Course €35

Call: 056 7783500

Visit: Statham’s Bar and Restaurant

Brunch Langtons Kilkenny

The Garden Restaurant at Langton's Hotel Kilkenny

Langton’s Hotel in Kilkenny City is renowned particularly for its impeccable customer service, good wholesome cuisine and genuine welcome. Langton’s executive chef has carefully designed considered seasonal menus for the many dining areas throughout the hotel. With a very strong emphasis on sourcing the finest local produce our farm to fork policy is central to our menu creation. Serving a mix of traditional Irish and international cuisine our ever evolving menus can cater to all. The Garden Restaurant is spread over four tiers with natural light flooding in through the large elegant roof windows and outdoor terrace. It exudes warmth, friendliness, sophistication, charm and character. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

  • Early Bird – 2 courses for €23.50 from our Seasonal a La Carte Menu and a complimentary glass of wine or beer ( Sun – Thurs from 5.30pm – 8.00pm (supplements may apply)
  • Brunch – Choose any Brunch dish and get your cocktail for €5 ( Choice of a Mimosa or a Bellini ) – Served all Restaurant Week, available from 10.30am – 2.00pm


Call: 056 7765133

Visit: langtons.ie

Harpers Restaurant in the Hibernian Hotel

Hibernian Bar in the Hibernian Hotel

Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel has earned the reputation of offering a uniquely designed property with the perfect blend of contemporary and traditional. The Hibernian Bar serves contemporary food in a chic and urban setting. The ethos is to provide amazing food, quality wines, select craft beers and great service in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Two course dinner with tea/coffee for only €29.50 pp

Two course dinner with tea/coffee served in the historical Georgian style Hibernian Bar in the centre of Kilkenny city. This is a traditional Irish bar where comfort and relaxation is key.  

Slow cooked Beef Featherblade, Supreme of Irish Chicken, Overnight Roast Lamb Shank, Baked Vegan Burger, Roast Bacon Cutlet, Fresh Fish ‘N Chips to name a few.

Dine in the Hibernian Bar from 5.30pm to 9pm. To reserve a table please call 056 777 1888 or book online www.kilkennyhibernianhotel.com/dining-and-bars/hibernian-bar/ 


Call: 056 7771888
Visit: www.kilkennyhibernianhotel.com

Kilford Arms Restaurant

Kilford Arms Hotel

This 3* Kilkenny hotel is perfectly located in the heart of the vibrant bright lights of the city. The Kilford Arms Hotel is situated adjacent to all the major tourist attractions such as Kilkenny Castle St. Canice’s Cathedral. The White Oak Restaurant serves fresh local produce in comfortable surroundings not to mention a warm and traditional atmosphere. PV’s traditional bar has entertainment nightly, with food served daily. O’Faolain’s Bar is Kilkenny’s most vibrant bar and has three levels of stunning architecture incorporating the ruins of a 16th century church. 

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• 3 Course Dinner with Bottle of Wine for 2 €50


Call: 056 7761018

Visit: www.kilfordarms.ie

Glendine Inn Choc Cake

Glendine Inn

A friendly welcome awaits you at the Glendine Inn, a charming guest house in Kilkenny City. This Kilkenny city guest house is a licensed tavern for over 200 years, with residents’ lounge and dining room. Ideally located for golf (200m) and city of Kilkenny.  

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• 3 Course Dinner with Bottle of Wine for 2 €50


Call: 056-7721069

Visit: www.glendineinn.com

The Hoban Hotel Kilkenny 1801 Bar & Restaurant Set Up For Dinner With Bottle Of Red Wine

1801 Restaurant & Bar in the Hoban Hotel Kilkenny

The Hoban Hotel in Kilkenny is a vibrant place to stay, meet and socialise. Located within Kilkenny Retail Park, the hotel is just 15 minutes’ walk from the famous marble city. Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner 1801 Restaurant & Bar is a bright contemporary open plan restaurant incorporating rich, deep colours paired with statement pieces. Everything is freshly made and cooked to order and has been designed to satisfy every palette. So whether you’re travelling on business and looking for a bite to eat after work, or sitting down with friends or family to celebrate an occasion our menu should get those taste buds tingling. Choose from a delicious selection of dishes from Pastas, Burgers, Curries, Salads, Fish and lots more.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

2 Course Evening Meal with Tea & Coffee €20pp

Call: 056 7783100

Visit: www.hobanhotelkilkenny.com  


Riverview Bar & Restaurant in The Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel

Riverview Bar in The Kilkenny River Court Hotel

The Kilkenny River Court Hotel is a stylish 4 star hotel located right in the heart of this beautiful medieval city. Dine at the stylish Riverview Bar located on the banks of the River Nore and under the shadow of Kilkenny Castle. A picture perfect location combined with superb food and exceptional friendly service. Offering an extensive food menu that is served all day, every day! 


Call: 056 7723388
Visit: www.rivercourthotel.com

Kilkenny’s Best Gastro Pubs

Sullivans Taproom

Sullivan's Taproom & Brewing Co.

Soak up the atmosphere and savour the ancient craft of independent, artisan brewing at Sullivan’s Taproom, located at 15 John Street Kilkenny. Combine internationally award winning craft beer with a delicious daily menu containing items such as wood fired pizzas, burgers, tacos, wings and more! Sullivan’s Brewing Company produces award winning beer – The Malting’s Red Ale was voted Best Draught Ale in the world, 2017/18! It also boasts rotational taps allowing you to sample a variety of craft beer each time you visit, as well as a new and improved heated outdoor dining area, including the extremely popular 8 person outdoor pods!

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

  • The Kilkenny Pizza – €15

Sourdough base, rich tomato sauce, 100% mozzarella topped with locally farmed & produced meats.
Cracked black pepper sausage, dry cured rind on back rashers & Italian seasoned meatballs.
Pork produced by Frank Aylward in Knocktopher
Beef produced by Michael Bergin in Jenkinstown 
Supplied by Grogan & Browns 
All of their pizzas are available for €12 before 5pm Monday to Friday 

Visit: www.sullivanstaproom.com
Call: 056 7797980


Kytelers Inn Kilkenny Outside

Kytelers Inn

Kyteler’s Inn is a truly historic Kilkenny bar and venue dating back to 1324 with an intriguing background – but you will have to visit to hear the whole story of witches & poisoned husbands! The building houses four bars over three floors with a great tradition for music. The Menu in Kyteler’s reflects local, Irish produce and fare served with local beers. Visitors from all over the world join a local clientele for Bacon and Cabbage, Irish Stew, prime Steaks and their famous artisan Beef Burgers washed down with local Kilkenny beers, Harp lager and Guinness. 

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

  • Restaurant Week Burger & Pint: €19.99
  • Locally sourced beef from an Artisan Butcher, prepared with Ballymaloe relish, Tomatoes, Rocket leaves, Cheddar Cheese and Bacon served with a pint of your choice.
  • Restaurant week cocktail: Caribbean Tears: €10.50
  • A Caribbean inspired whiskey cocktail to whisk you away: 
  • Ingredients from Walsh Distillery and Writers Tears Whiskey


Call: 0567721064

Visit: www.kytelersinn.com

Paris Texas

Paris Texas

Paris Texas, winner of the ‘Pub of the Year’ in the Irish Pub Awards 2019 is located on the main shopping street in the heart of Kilkenny City. Newly refurbished the pub has transformed into one of the leading Gastro pubs in the South East and is home to an in-house wood smoking oven offering a fusion of traditional American South West favourites with the sophistication of New Orleans French Quarter. Paris Texas delivers restaurant quality food at affordable prices ensuring its popularity with local and visitors alike.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Starter: Goatsbridge Smoked Trout Rillette with celeriac and horseradish remoulade, shaved radish and pickled cucumber €9.25

• Main: Whiskey-Glazed Burnt Ends of Beef Brisket with soft flour tortillas, chipotle aioli, mustard ‘slaw and frizzled onions €16.50

• Dessert: Highbank Orchard Tarte Tatin with Cramer’s Grove vanilla bean ice cream €6.95

Three Courses    €25.95
Two Courses       €21.95

056 7761822
Visit: www.paristexas.ie

Lanigans Crispy Chicken

Lanigan's Bar & Restaurant

Lanigan’s Bar & Restaurant is a family run Traditional Kilkenny Bar located in the heart of the medieval city. Live Music is on offer 7 nights a week and Irish Cuisine served until 8pm each evening. Famed for its Hooly nights, it also boasts the largest LCD video wall in Ireland for all your sporting events.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Main course & either a pint or glass of wine of you choice

Salt & Chilli Chicken bowl – Chinese style salt & chilli chicken ,with shredded onions, peppers & fresh chilli served with rice or fries & a side of curry sauce.

Price per person €19.00


Call: 056 7721718

Visit: www.lanigans.ie

Rafter's Gastropub Kilkenny Steak On The Stone

Rafter's Gastro Pub

As one of Kilkenny’s leading pubs, Rafter’s Gastro Pub serves superb food in a friendly atmosphere. It’s great place to relax and nourish your appetite. Saturday nights are very lively at Rafter’s Gastro Pub, as they always have one of the best bands in Kilkenny belting out their tunes! With 14 en suite bedrooms, Rafter’s Gastro Pub offers quality accommodation, centrally located in the heart of Kilkenny. 

Great food is a very large part of the offering being served at Rafter’s Gastro Pub and customers can get food from 9.00am to 9.00pm daily.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Lunchtime Special
Complimentary Soup Or Dessert With Every Main Course

• Evening Deal
Complimentary Glass of House Wine With Our Signature Dish – Steak On The Stone


Call: 056 7722970

Visit: www.raftersgastropub.ie

Clonakilty Chicken

Matt the Millers

Matt the Millers is arguably one of the most popular pubs in Kilkenny. The energetic bar features four floors with a bar on each and with an expanse of ground space to dance the night away under the sparkling disco ball and warm atmosphere. Customers are spoilt for choice with great food, a lively bar and music venue in a pub that has maintained its true Medieval Character. So come on down and soak up the atmosphere for yourself!

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Matt’s Famous Clonakilty Chicken (House speciality)

Chicken fillet with a rich black pudding stuffing, wrapped in Irish bacon. Served over buttered creamed potatoes, roasted seasonal vegetables, topped with a creamy wholegrain mustard & Irish cheddar sauce. An Irish classic served with Matt’s twist. (Contains allergens: 2a, 2b, 7, 9, 14)

Price: €12


Call: 056 7761696
Visit: www.mattthemillers.com

Billy Byrnes Bar

Billy Byrnes Bar

Billy Byrnes is one of Kilkenny’s most famous public houses located in the heart of this medieval city. This Kilkenny bar is a popular meeting place for locals young and old with a reputation for good beer, good food and a warm welcome. In this relaxed and informal environment visitors can enjoy a bit of local colour, some top quality live music, or just a quiet corner to read the paper. Billy Byrnes main bar is a big, bright, welcoming space where guests can eat breakfast and lunch, check e-mail, or just meet friends and linger over coffee during the day. At night, the bar fills up with a mixture of locals and visitors, hipsters and sports stars.  A wide selection of craft beers and spirits from Kilkenny and further afield is served. There is a dedicated live music room at the back of the bar not to mention a funky beer garden furnished with rescued sofas and home-made tables, like a beach bar in the middle of the city! There’s even an old double-decker bus, converted to a kitchen, serving tasty street food from around the world and a real wood-fired oven turning out fresh, authentic pizzas.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

All Breakfast €10  

2 Course Dinner €20 

3 Course Dinner €25  

Cocktail Specials all week from €10


Call: 056 7721783

Visit: www.billybyrnes.com

Kilkenny’s Best Cafés

Aran Kilkenny Breakfast

Arán Artisan Bakery & Bistro

Aran Artisan Bakery & Bistro in the heart of Kilkenny city serves delicious brunches from seasonal local produce and stone baked breads with natural Irish ingredients. All breads are stone-baked daily in the bread oven and contain nothing but salt, water, flour and natural leaven or a fresh yeast culture. No preservatives, no chemicals, just nature. 

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

  • Taste Kilkenny Restaurant Week Breakfast Special 
  • All dine-in breakfasts (from 8am-10am) will be €10


Call: 056 7756297 
Visit: www.arankilkenny.ie

Chicken Cesar Wrap New

La Rivista Market

Just a short walk from Kilkenny Castle, La Rivista’s new Market Café & Gourmet Pizza Market will appeal to those who enjoy great food in a casual setting, at reasonable prices. Located at 22 Parliament Street, La Rivista Gourmet Pizza Market offers a vegan and vegetarian friendly trendy ‘Night Time Menu’ serving customer favourites, from their ever popular delicious hand crafted pizza’s, salads, buffalo chicken wings along with a range of cocktails. Open Thursday to Sunday from 5pm for customers to dine in or take out. The La Rivista Market Café, is also open for customers to sit in and enjoy an aromatic coffee and delicious freshly baked cakes and pastries as well as a wide selection of lunch options including paninis, salads, soups and vegan sandwiches. Open from 8.30am-4.30pm daily.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• La Rivista Market Gourmet Pizza 

Choose: Any one Pizza from their Menu and Any one Salad & a Side of Wings €20

• La Rivista Market Café 

Restaurant Week Wrap with salad garnish  €9.00

– Chicken Caesar Wrap: Marinated chicken strips, smoked bacon, baby gem, ciabatta croutons, parmesan cheese, house made Caesar dressing  


Any Croissant & Coffee for €6.00


Call: 056 7771666
Visit: www.larivistamarket.ie

Muse Cafe Kilkenny

Muse Café

MUSE is the perfect place to enjoy their inspired food and specialty coffee, celebrating the best of local, seasonal, homemade produce. A destination in itself or the perfect start or end to an exploration of Butler Gallery’s magnificent collection of Irish art and visiting exhibitions. Lunch in their café or garden courtyard against the backdrop of this magnificently restored building with a history spanning 800 years and enjoy views of the monastic site of St John’s Priory. Delight in the perfect weekend Brunch in their outdoor seating area. Parents can unwind while the kids explore our children’s garden and gallery workshops.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

•Muse Flatbread + tea/coffee 

Enjoy one of our Flatbreads and a tea / coffee for €10 for take away only 


Call: 056 7741169

Visit: www.musecoffeefood.ie 




Face2 is one of Kilkenny’s newest and coolest eateries. The latest addition to the awarding winning Cakeface family, Face2 is serious about coffee, by constantly changing the speciality artisan roasters on bar and with early 60 different beans on their shelves to choose, they’ve got you covered! Breakfast, brunch and lunch is vibrant, fresh and local and just like Cakeface there is a range of delicious sweet treats to choose from.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

Choose from any of our main dishes plus a delicious Face sq and a coffee €15
Morning pastry plus coffee €5


Email: info@cakfeface.ie
Visit: www.cakeface.ie

Canal Square Avo On Toast

Canal Square Café

Nestled alongside the historic walls of Kilkenny Castle, overlooking the River Nore, is where you will find Canal Square. Offering locally roasted, specialty coffee, freshly baked pastries, and delicious breakfast and lunch items prepared in-house by our fantastic team, headed up by Head Chef Cormac Rowe, it is the perfect place for a pit stop. We offer delicious, seasonally-inspired food throughout the day, to eat in or takeaway. They believe that the customer always comes first – and that means exceptional produce, quality ingredients and a friendly service.  They are looking forward to seeing you during Taste Kilkenny Restaurant Week.

Taste Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Canal Square “Avocado on toast” or “Bacon and Buttermilk Pancakes” with tea and coffee for €10 available 8am – 11am daily.

Visit: www.canalsquare.ie

Call: 056 7816245

Cafe la Coco

Cafe la coco is a small, friendly, owned-run cafe with a simple aim to offer fresh and healthy food & great coffee. They’ve become Kilkenny’s No 1 wholefood cafe by caring deeply about the quality of the ingredients from the best local artisan producers. Great for breakfast, lunch or just coffee.

Kilkenny Restaurant Week Offer:

• Coffee/ Tea for Free with every dish from Breakfast menu from 10am to 12pm


Call: 056 7752726
Visit: Cafe La Coco or Cafe La Coco on Facebook

Running from 18th –27th February, diners can sample some of Kilkenny’s best loved dishes at hotels, restaurants, cafes and pubs and avail of great value discounts and special offers for an entire week!